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Further signs of a recovery in the Housing market……

Posted by jamesdearsley on August 13, 2009

It has been interesting watching the news recently.

  • We have now had four months of continual house prices rises regardless of which indices your are watching
  • Economical figures from the UK, Europe and the US are looking more positive that expected
  • The FTSE 100 has rallied to a 14 month high and these gains are also seen elsewhere Read the rest of this entry »
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Will it really be a “W” shaped recovery in the UK Housing Market?

Posted by jamesdearsley on June 12, 2009

There has been a lot of talk lately about a recovery in the domestic housing market due to recently published figures; these were included in my post last week concerning the Weekly Paper Review – I was discussing something called a “W” Shaped Recovery. It got a huge response on both Twitter and LinkedIn with people agreeing. I thought I would expand on my thoughts and see if this really was the case if I looked into it with a little bit more detail.

When I first heard of the term I was asking “what actually is a “W” shaped recovery” and so this is where I will start my blog post. Read the rest of this entry »

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Why is the Turkish property market doing so well?

Posted by jamesdearsley on April 9, 2009

Currently we, at Atlas International, are seeing one of the real winners of the Property Market in 2008 and 2009 being Turkey. In this article I will therefore summarise THREE major reasons that, in my humble opinion, are reasons for this to be the case and shall try to provide useful resources that support these facts. Read the rest of this entry »

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Property Market Returning?

Posted by jamesdearsley on April 1, 2009

Could this be the moment that we have been waiting for? There have been silent whispers for the last few months around the figures released from the RICS surveys each month – these have clearly shown a decrease in the rate of price falls in the UK Domestic Property market while also reporting that client numbers are increasing (have now been increasing for the last four months in a row……)

There are now even more figures, from other sources that are starting to stick their heads above the parapits Read the rest of this entry »

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Even in February 1million Brits were looking for overseas property….

Posted by jamesdearsley on March 26, 2009

I have just read a really good article on OPP about the state of the market in the UK. Seems that despite all the bad press the Brits still have an insatiable appetite for properties abroad. See article link here Read the rest of this entry »

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